Category : Featured

Someone’s here to help

You may not always feel like you have a voice. When a person goes through trauma, they may feel cut off from the world, isolated, like they desperately need someone to listen to them. When they speak, nothing comes out….

October 7, 2017

Students planning emergency preparedness event

Message: Be prepared

NAIT wants everyone on campus to be prepared. Last week, NAIT held its first Emergency Preparedness and Safety Week. The events took place over the course of four days, culminating in a speech at the Shaw Theatre by instructor Josh…

October 7, 2017

A simple life, a better life

Maybe it’s a word you’ve heard too much lately and maybe it’s a word you’ve never heard before. The concept of minimalism has developed a negative reputation as it is often described as living with no possessions, without a steady…

October 7, 2017

Campus ambassador, anyone?

The campus ambassador program is in the midst of one of its crucial recruiting sessions and is searching for students who are looking to volunteer for their school in a rewarding way. The program involves students representing NAIT in a…

August 30, 2017

Happiness, then success

If you are reading this as a ‘Type A’ personality, the words productive and happy may not seem like a match. The stress of needing to get good grades may mean fewer hours sleeping, time away from social events with…

August 30, 2017

New man in town

The search for a new athletic director is over. John Bower, formerly the associate athletic director for the Concordia University in Montreal, began work Aug. 1. His hiring this July ended a three-month search for Linda Henderson’s replacement. Henderson had…

August 30, 2017

NAIT LRT station

Want to have a U-Pass? Vote!

This month, hitting the polls is an important task for NAIT students. In addition to electing our new NAITSA executives, students will be voting on the upcoming referendum for the U-Pass contract. “I can’t tell you how to vote but…

February 12, 2017

Looking past textbooks

For students, one of the greatest costs, aside from tuition, is textbooks. Prices often reach into the hundreds of dollars for a single subject and taking several subjects a semester can increase those costs exponentially. Those financial obligations often come…

January 30, 2017

Cuts For Success

Making a good impression on prospective employers at the annual Career Fair was a mite less expensive when students took advantage of free haircuts on Monday, Jan. 16, courtesy of Est-Elle Academy. NAITSA set up a temporary salon in the…

January 30, 2017

It’s time to take a stand

I am an unapologetic feminist. Too often, however, that statement will be charged with images of bra-burning (which is a myth, the famous protest at the 1968 Miss America Pageant never included bra burning) and sanctimonious tirades. But I am…

January 23, 2017